Border Control

All the news, press releases and reports on the use of biometrics in the Travel & Transportation sector - including land, sea and airside border control, automated fast track systems, boarding gates and baggage handling…

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Biometrics to become box-office in year ahead: Equifax 22 January 2020

Taking stock of the identity verification landscape, Keith McGill, Head of Fraud & ID at Equifax, expects rapid adoption of biometrics in 2020 as it enters the mainstream


Uber banned in Birmingham 21 January 2020

It has been announced that Uber’s license to operate in Birmingham will not be renewed at the end of the month


Mobile biometrics visa service for Italians in India 02 January 2020

VFS Global has launched the mobile biometrics (Visa at your doorstep) service for Italian visa customers across India.


CBP and privacy groups discuss Biometric Entry-Exit 09 December 2019

US Customs and Border Protection met yesterday with leading privacy experts to discuss CBP’s implementation of the Congressional biometric entry-exit mandate.


UK's Conservatives to increase biometrics at borders 02 December 2019

The Conservatives want to use automated entrance and exit checks to identify individuals who have overstayed their visa, under measures to strengthen border security after Brexit.

Features

Waving goodbye to queues with your fingerprint?

Advanced optical biometric devices that read fingerprints at walking speed, as users wave their hands through scanners, promise to resolve speed issues raised by previous biometric authentication methods. But experts caution that it may not be so straightforward.


What is the Apex Air Entry and Exit Re-Engineering project?

A question and answer session designed to answer questions about the Apex Air Entry/Exit Re-Engineering (AEER) project and its integration of biometrics


EAB Contribution to Horizon 2020 consultations

An outline of some key research priorities and objectives are presented as input to the preliminary consultations surrounding the theme of Trustworthy ICT within the Horizon 2020 programme.


Airports: a mirror for future biometrics?

Are humanoid robots the future of border controls? Could the whole experience from getting a passport, buying a ticket, dropping of luggage and being pre-cleared for travel, shopping at and being monitored at the airport and on aircraft to leaving the destination airport be automated by biometrics in user-friendly, secure, acceptable and visible ways?


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